Definition of uncontrolled in US English:

uncontrolled

adjective

  • Not controlled.

    ‘some uncontrolled children rather marred the proceedings’
    ‘in mice, the growth was uncontrolled and resembled cancer’
    • ‘It is disrupted in many cancers, resulting in uncontrolled cell growth.’
    • ‘As he turned to go back inside he realised that Dot was standing there watching him and he let out an uncontrolled exclamation.’
    • ‘He behaved like a spoiled brat, his power unchecked and uncontrolled.’
    • ‘A York man who hit a toddler twice on the face in uncontrolled anger was today starting 12 months in jail.’
    • ‘It is what monopoly legislation was meant to be about as uncontrolled domination by one participant in any market is undesirable.’
    • ‘They scoured the dunes and nearby beach with binoculars to detect any sign of uncontrolled activity.’
    • ‘Outbursts of uncontrolled rage and of teenage aggression, it seems, are becoming simply a part of the society we live in.’
    • ‘Airspace over the aerodrome is also uncontrolled, says company secretary Chris Hudson.’
    • ‘If uncontrolled, it causes him to bleed into his joints and muscles.’
    • ‘Worsley is no longer as uncontrolled a force as he once was.’
    • ‘The answers almost certainly can be found in our obsession with compliance and the uncontrolled whims of fund managers.’
    • ‘We recently renewed some of the fencing in the area to protect the sheep after a spate of injuries caused to them by uncontrolled dogs.’
    • ‘Not long ago this led to a spate of uncontrolled closures, with subpostmasters believing they had no choice but to leave.’
    • ‘I have however often been run into by a pushchair or an uncontrolled child.’
    • ‘This will surely result in the uncontrolled roads becoming more congested by commuter parking.’
    • ‘Loss of p53 control leads to uncontrolled growth and is associated with more aggressive tumours.’
    • ‘At this time I hadn't worked out the reason for my uncontrolled descent and was rather confused.’
    • ‘The human race, without intending it, has undertaken a gigantic uncontrolled experiment on the earth.’
    • ‘Ravel depicted a culture spinning out on control with uncontrolled kinetic energy.’
    • ‘Quite frankly, our elections have become an uncontrolled shambles.’
    unrestrained, unconstrained, unrestricted, unchecked, unbridled, uncurbed, unlimited, unfettered, untrammelled, uninhibited, unconfined, unimpeded, unhampered, unbounded, unsuppressed, undisciplined, out of control, out of hand, rampant, wild, runaway, incontinent, immoderate, intemperate
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Pronunciation

uncontrolled

/ˌənkənˈtroʊld//ˌənkənˈtrōld/